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FoodSaver Wide-Mouth Jar Sealer
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Wide-mouth jar sealer fits on pint- and quart-size, wide-mouth, Mason-type jars. view larger
Works with any FoodSaver heat-seal vacuum sealing system with an accessory port (machine not included). view larger
BPA-free, stain-resistant, and dishwasher-safe design. view larger
Creates an air-tight vacuum seal. Ideal for liquids, fragile foods, and dry foods. view larger
FoodSaver Wide-Mouth Jar Sealer
Creates an Air-Tight Seal
Don't just close those Mason-type jars, make them air-tight with help from this wide-mouth jar sealer from the experts at the FoodSaver brand. The handy one-piece attachment fits on pint- and quart-size, wide-mouth, Ball and Kerr Mason jars to create an effective vacuum seal that locks out air, sealing freshness in. Re-seal those handy food-storage jars again and again, using a standard Mason jar lid and the FoodSaver jar sealer.
Easy to Use
The jar sealer works with any FoodSaver vacuum sealing system (machine not included). Simply connect one end of the jar sealer to the machine's accessory port and the white, round-shaped end to the top of a lidded Mason jar, so that it fits securely over the screwed-on lid. With the push of a button, the system quickly extracts all the air from inside the jar, pulling it out through the flexible tubing to form an air-tight seal.
Ideal for Liquid and Dry Storage Alike
Though not to be used as a replacement for traditional canning methods, the FoodSaver wide-mouth jar sealer works well for safely storing strawberry and blackberry jams, chocolate sauces, hot mustards, and other liquids and fragile foods. It's equally effective for storing dry foods like brown sugar, aromatic spices, dried fruit, and baking flour.
Keeps Food Fresh up to 5x Longer -- Save up to $2700 a Year
The FoodSaver jar sealer keeps food fresh up to five times longer when compared to other storage methods (like zipper bags, foil, plastic wrap and plastic containers). The FoodSaver system can also help you save up to $2700 a year by buying food in bulk, purchasing on-sale food items, and not having to worry about freezer burn or wasted food.
BPA-Free and Dishwasher-Safe Design
The jar sealer ensures convenient, reliable performance from one use to the next. Made with BPA-free plastic, the wide-mouth jar sealer is odor-proof, stain-resistant, and easy to clean by hand or in the dishwasher.
About the FoodSaver brand
The FoodSaver brand provides a range of vacuum sealing systems and an array of useful accessories like containers, jar sealers, and wine-bottle stoppers as well as pre-cut freezer bags and rolls of bag material for creating custom-size bags. An effective and convenient food-storage solution. The FoodSaver brand not only helps people save time, money, and food, but it also helps keep kitchens running smoothly and efficiently--perfect for busy families or for those who love to entertain.
FoodSaver Products vs. Ordinary Storage Methods
|FREEZER ||Ordinary Storage ||FoodSaver System |
|Beef, Game & Poultry ||6 months ||2-3 years |
|Fish ||6 months ||2 years |
|Soups & Stews ||3-6 months ||1-2 years |
|Coffee Beans ||6-9 months ||2-3 years |
|Vegetables ||8 months ||2-3 years |
|Bread ||6-12 months ||1-3 years |
|REFRIGERATOR ||Ordinary Storage ||FoodSaver System |
|Cheese ||1-2 weeks ||4-8 months |
|Lettuce ||3-6 days ||2 weeks |
|Berries ||1-6 days ||1-2 weeks |
|PANTRY ||Ordinary Storage ||FoodSaver System |
|Flour & Sugar ||6 months ||1-2 years |
|Rice & Pasta ||6 months ||1-2 years |
|Cookies ||1-2 weeks ||3-6 weeks |
Works with the Following FoodSaver Systems
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|Manual/Automatic Operation ||Manual||Manual ||Manual ||Fully Automatic ||Fully Automatic ||Fully Automatic |
|Cordless, Compact Handheld ||✓ || || || || || |
|Works with Heat Seal Bags & Rolls || ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ |
|Airtight Heat Seal ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ |
|Extra-Wide Sealing Strip|| ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ |
|Patented Removable Drip Tray || ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ |
|Accessory Port || ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ |
|Starter Kit Included || ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ |
|Moist/Dry Food Settings || || ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ |
|Built-in Roll Storage & Cutter || || ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ |
|Adjustable Speed Settings || ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ || |
|Automatic Bag Detection || || || ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ |
|Automatic Moist/Dry Detection || || || ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ |
|Marinate Capabilities || || || ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ |
|Canister Mode || || || ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ |
|Accessory Button || || || ||✓ ||✓ ||✓ |
|Built-in Retractable Accessory Hose || || || ||✓ ||✓ |
|Works with Vacuum Zipper Bags ||✓ || || || || ||✓ |
|Retractable Handheld Sealer || || || || || ||✓ |
|Easy Access Pull-out Drip Tray Drawer || || || || || ||✓ |
For use with wide-mouth standard size mason-type jars and lids
Re-vacuums jars easily. Plastic air tube not included
Great for liquids, sauces, fragile foods and dry goods
Air-tight and odor proof
Dishwasher safe and BPA free
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946 of 957 found the following review helpful:
Great product - money saver!Aug 01, 2008
FoodSaver may be kind of shooting themselves in the foot with this product. We found their plastic canisters to be rather expensive, and there were too many reviews saying people had experienced cracks in them. I'm sure a plastic canister would be good in some circumstances, but when we found out there are wide-mouth 2 quart canning jars (you generally only see 1 quart and 1 pint in the stores), we bought the last 3 cases of them we could find locally (6 jars in each case) and ordered this Jar Sealer. What a great product!
Just so there's no misunderstanding, this product is removed after the jar is sealed, and the lid stays put - just screw on the jar ring and put away whatever is in the jar. At first it was a little unclear whether we had to get one of these attachments for each jar, but that's not the case.
Now we can use relatively inexpensive (and durable) ½ gallon canning jars (as well as the smaller sizes) for various food items, take out what we need for use, and immediately vacuum-seal the jar again with the remaining contents. A case of six 2 quart jars was just over $8.00, so for about $25 (plus the one-time cost of the jar sealer attachment of course) we have 9 gallons of storage capacity to use over and over, without concern for cracking like the FoodSaver plastic canisters apparently do too often. And replacing the sealing lids when they finally need replacing is a minimal expense. This also sure beats the cost of the plastic sealing bags that generally can only be used one or two times, when we can use these jars over and over instead of the bags. There is a place for the plastic bags, but we're finding so far that a whole lot that we initially started putting in the bags can just as easily (if not easier) go in the jars. Additionally, the jars keep powdered or liquid products from going into the vacuum sealer much more easily than the bags laying flat at the mouth of the sealer.
All around, these easy to use and very inexpensive for ongoing use, with almost nothing to replace or crack, and easy to store.
One tip: read the instructions carefully. DO NOT open the FoodSaver lid first when it's finished, or it will repressurize the jar. Follow the instructions and remove one end of the plastic tube first - there will be just a little puff of air as air re-enters the system, but it doesn't go into the jar and destroy the vacuum in the jar. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
232 of 242 found the following review helpful:
Great Food Storage Device!!Feb 06, 2005
By Gavin S. Pope
I have had a Tilia FoodSaver for more than two years. This particular attachment is used every day in my kitchen. It is a wonderful way to preserve foods from the ravages of spoilage. I vacuum seal all of my spices, brown sugar, coffee, candy, chips, strawberries, shredded cheeses, tea, etc., etc., etc. Using wide mouth jars that I have used for years in canning, I can seal just about anything that will fit into a jar that uses a wide mouth lid. In addition, this sealer can be used on the Tilia canisters, both small and large, to seal them as well.
Everything that is sealed in this manner stays very fresh and I can buy larger amounts of things on sale and seal in the freshness. My favorite use is for coffee beans. Recently, I purchased 10 lbs of beans of various types at half price ($4/lb instead of $8/lb) saving more than the cost of this item in that single purchase. The beans stay absolutely fresh until I use them!!
A warning about using the lids, both the jar and the lids must be VERY clean to hold the seal. You should regularly check your sealed jars to make sure that they remain sealed. Also, there can be no chips or cracks anywhere on the jar.
I really do enjoy the sound of popping a lid and hearing the whooosh of the air when it rushes into the vacuum created by my Tilia FoodSaver. I just know that what is inside that jar is FRESH.
60 of 60 found the following review helpful:
Best accessory for vacuum sealersJan 03, 2010
By A. Spindel
This and the normal mouth version are the best accessories for the vacuum sealers. They are the only way to actually save money using these things. The rolls of plastic are expensive as are the special containers. The plastic rolls are consumables with one (or two) uses per piece. the containers are re-usable, but can only contain one thing at a time.
These jar sealers are tools. They are not used by the process. We have used ours for months several times a day with no wear.
You take a jar and a flat disc lid (under 25 cents each) and use this to remove the air from the jar. The lid stays on due to the vacuum under it. This accessory is then removed from the jar and can be used to vacuum out yet another jar. The lid can be re-used dozens of times if you are at all careful. For another 15 cents or so you can have "rings" that keep the lid on if the vacuum seal is broken and those can be used hundreds of times if you get the ones that don't rust. The jars are free if you eat anything that comes in jars.
Here is the breakdown:
The roll/bag is 45 cents per foot If I generously assume two uses per piece and 6 inches per use, that comes to 11 cents a use. You loose two inches each use so the very best possible value is 8 cents a use.
The cheapest container is about $8. If you always keep something in it (unlikely) and rotate your leftovers through it three times a week (also unlikely), you will be down to about a nickel a use after a year and will have only one container if it lasts that long.
If you buy this and 12 lids & rings for a total of $12, you now have 12 containers. If you only change the contents once a week you are under 2 cents/use after a year. I'll generously say 3 cents factoring in attrition. Additional containers would be $4/dozen so you can amortize the tool very quickly.
If your goal is to save money, buy this product. If your goal is to play with your gadget, buy this product. If your goal is to avoid math, I have already done it for you so buy this product.
120 of 129 found the following review helpful:
Does the jobJul 28, 2005
Works perfectly. Soup, sauces, etc. last much longer when vacuum sealed in a mason jar. More economical than the expensive canisters sold by Foodsaver. The only drawback is that it's a very tight seal; have to pry it open with edge of a spoon or knife to break the vacuum.
38 of 40 found the following review helpful:
Seals with Ziploc hand vacuumSep 19, 2009
By Kristin Lawson
I got this even though I don't have a foodsaver, hoping I could figure out a way to make it work since the vacuum port on the jar sealer is just a hole. I was about to buy an accessory hose from the manufacturer's website when I thought to try the little Ziploc hand pump vacuum that comes as a kit with 4 vacuum bags (in my Walmart for about four bucks). Just follow the directions to put the jar sealer on the jar, place the Ziploc pump over the hole and hold it down tight so the rubber bit compresses a bit and forms a tight seal. Then just pump 10-20 times. I get a great seal every time.
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